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because she wanted an education. >> abc's bob woodruff spoke to the girl's father about her surgeries and the challenges that lie ahead. >> reporter: malala's journey from this to this is nothing short of a miracle. and for the first time, people heard her voice. >> today, you can see that i'm alive. i can speak. i can see you. i can see everyone. and i'm getting better day by day. it's just because of the prayers of people. >> reporter: prayers and letters sent to this young girl who became a symbol of hope. she was just 12 when the taliban shut down her school. the public crusade began. >> i have the right of education. i have the right to play. i have the right to sing. i have the right to talk. i have the right to speak. >> reporter: her actions made her a target. last october, on her way home from school, she was brutally attacked. gunmen entered her van and shot her at point-blank range in the head. she was medevaced to england in critical condition. but she refused to die. the bullet glanced off her skull, traveled down her cheek and into her shoulder. incredibly, it didn't ent
avoid having to pay for an education that isn't even yours. we begin tonight tracking more snow. for now the skies are clear and cool, and winter weather is headed our way. . >> temperatures keep dropping. there's still enough breeze to give you a wind-chill factor. even by february standards, we're feeling it out there. take a look at the numbers. you can see 21 in baltimore, but still room to fall tonight. 22 in easton. as we look at the overall wind speed, it's still 10-15. so it feels like single digits. cambridge 12 above, about as cold as it gets in winter in maryland. our next weather maker already developing out to the west. pretty heavy snow west of chicago, and this system headed our way. we'll talk about the window of time it will arrive over your super bowl weekend straight ahead. >>> we know more about a death at the aberdeen proving grounds. george lazaro junior died during a routine dive. the cause has not been determined. the army says it is investigating. >>> tonight begins 30 years in prison for a maryland man who ran an online child porn bulletin board. he's from balti
. >> going to our school, is a ticket to educational success. john: this woman runs several charter schools, all get outstanding test scores. you do this with the same money that public schools get. >> we do it with less, 4 and 6,000-dollars less per child. john: how did they get them so interested? in math and ? >> yes. >> and reading. >> and writing. john: learning is work. >> it don't matter? john: the school day here is longer. kidding stay until 5:00 p.m. >> charter teachers can be asked to work more than union would have allowed, they don't mind. john: i are going to burn out, why are you not ticked off? >> that is not an option for us, we have the high end of the prize with the kids. john: they have new teacher techniques, sometimes teachers wear earpieces in class, and coached by bosses. >> they tell me things that i don't see, if i don't think of a great question if the moment, my principal feeds it to me through the earpiece. >> we view teachers as athletes in the olympics they need support and coaching, to be at' top of their game. john: these kids wave their hands around, it con
. book early and save up to 20%. >> new change in education in california means that california is getting rid of a 15 year policy that requires eighth grade investigators tak takeal gentlemen great 1. annette reports that critic think this change is a step backwards. >> state board of education decided california eighth graders will no longer be required to take algebra 1. instead california adopted what is called common core curriculum. policy most states have moved to. students can still take algebra 1 if the districts offer it or course was elements of algebra. more opportunity for more advanced math in high school. >> this doesn't do anything to limit possibility. students can take algebra in the eighth grade same as always been able to but doesn't necessarily require them to. >> critic say schools that are struggling will choose not to offer algebra leaving low income students ill prepared for college. with 1 cird the permanent of african american enrolled went from 24 percent to 60 percent in the last nine years. for latino that triple to 63 percent. >> hard to igno
to be working on educating chris and his family and friends about the work that we do and the power of words and educating him on the importance of using words and understanding that predjudice and fear and hate that our young lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender youth face, many times on a daily basis. >> reporter: it is unclear how long the culliver's training will last or exactlly when he will go in but trevor project officals say they are happy that he has made the decision to attend their education program. i'm jeff bush in the castro district of san francisco, kron four news. >> lots of clouds but we did clear things out. notice that rain out of southern california. that the system is missing us. with high clouds that prevented a low clouds on the surface from burning away today. we did see temperatures cooler. but now those clouds are going to the east and clearing things out. those low clouds for tonight. i think that it will clear quicker with more sunshine, tomorrow. this live look with partly cloudy conditions for tonight. look for low clouds, dense fog but mostly sunny. i will l
for law thatckdown on a bans drivers for making you turns. turns. he's glad that there is an to educate drivers on the new law. the danger of getting hit by car is a big thing for me in my family. the department of transportation and a few were handing out .lyers to drivers this is the new law for you -turns pennsylvania avenue. >> they chose pennsylvania avenue is that is where there have been problems. after 14 months worth of data, bicycle related crashes on pennsylvania avenue. caused by drivers making u-turns. he admits education is a good to start changing behavior of drivers. it is the first time that this cab driver -- this time he got a warning. abc 7 news. metro silver line to dulles reached a milestone with urging of a third rail. it will be followed by tests with railcars. it will all be done in phases. coming up, we are hours from the big game. >> football teams had to fight to earn a spot in the super bowl. .> a few flurries remained what to expect on sunday and beyond. [ regina ] i got it when we could download an hd movie in like...2 minutes! [ male announcer ] once you
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, every child to be educated. for that reason we have organized a fund. >> reporter: what are you trying to accomplish by the fund? >> our aim and our dream is to educate children. and especially girls. because we know when you educate a girl, you educate the whole family. you educate a generation. you educate all other coming children. >> reporter: the challenge is enormous. today there are 32 million girls around the world who are not in school. bob woodruff, abc news, new york. >> a really humbling inspiring story. she, her grace and intellect and passion and sense of purpose. >> such a young age. >> really that young. left side of her face is paralyzed. hoping it comes back to full function within 18 months or so. mentally, spiritually, the recovery is full. you can tell listening to her. it is remarkable. said it before on the show. the taliban tried to kill her only succeeded in making her immo immortal. >> she wanted to protect people that she wanted to protect. people in pakistan wanted to name a school after her. don't do it. you will become a target for the taliban. >> they did
worried about slow start up speeds. now they can actually affect your livelihood. >> reporter: educators say it's essential to start building the cyber work force earlier in schools and colleges, preparing for one part of the economy everyone agrees is expanding as the cyber threat spreads. pete williams, nbc news, washington. >>> the man who has been on the forefront of fighting cyber attacks among other threats at the pentagon is weighing in on the grilling his likely successor got on capitol hill this week. outgoing secretary leon panetta is critical of this week's confirmation hearings for former senator chuck hagel. he said the hearings should have been less political and partisan and more about the tough issues hagel would face. >> what about what a secretary of defense is confronting today, what about the war in afghanistan, the war on terrorism, what about the budget sequester and the impact it's going to have on readiness? what about the middle east turmoil? what about cyber attacks? all of the issues that confront a secretary of defense, frankly, those were -- we just did not s
. >> ama: we have you covered. ahead, remembering a woman who made education history in san francisco. >> dan: a break in the case as police investigate oakland's latest murder. what happened during a street -- >> what it took to get oral kell team u.s.a. sailing this yacht again. >> leigh: what a terrific day it was today. enjoy tomorrow, because rain is returning. we'll take a look at the >> dan: new dew details in a shooting that left one person and three injured at a street fair in oakland on friday night. police have arrested the spurted gunman but are not releasing any information until charges are filed. organizers of the event that showcase local artists are meeting with city leaders to discuss security at the event. more than so thousand people attended. >> ama: a woman who broke two barriers in education in san francisco as died. arena akerman was the first woman and first african-american to serve as san francisco school superintendent. she improved student performance but was forced to resign in 2005 amid charges she didn't get along will with parents and teachers. she die
nonprofit organization that is helping latino youth get ready for higher education. today i'm saluting edu-futuro. >> they actually reach out to the latino community. it's very difficult to understand how the college application is like. >> marisela lara is a junior in high school. she is the first in her family preparing to go to college. edu-futuro is helping her go through the process. >> they have unique needs and barriers, language, culture. >> lara wants to study medicine and edu-futuro is giving her advice. layer a is in -- when ara is in the emerging leaders -- lara is in the emerging leaders program, someone who can offer her help on the sats and offer emotional help. >> i'm taking on bigger roles. i started my own club at school. >> reporter: it was started by -- [indiscernible] -- back in 1998. its mission is to mentor latino students of all backgrounds. >> i envision our community to be engaged, compassionate, educated community members because i really believe in the united states. i'm an immigrant myself. >> reporter: lara says she is not only being proactive about her future
be the key to higher education and perhaps even brilliance for a lot of folks who don't necessarily have the time or money for college. say nothing of an ivy league school. online learning is hardly new. it's been around for a long time. but open access to classes at some of this nation's most prestigious institutions is new. and people of all kinds and all ages are signing on. our report from our chief education correspondent, rehema ellis. >> reporter: the college classroom is changing. courses from some of the world's most elite universities are now available to anyone for free. at a furious pace, schools are participating with start-up companies like coursera to deliver online courses. or m.o.o.k.s. >> much faster than any of us were expecting. we reached our first 1 million users faster than facebook. >> reporter: physics, poetry, astronomy, even guitar, all just a click away. university of virginia retooled his modern history course for this semester's online debut. the class usually open to 120 students saw enrollment soar. >> 42,000 students around the world. >> reporter: to put
thoughts of suicide. >> abbie lane: trevor project we're going to be working on educating chris and his family and friends about the work that we do and the power of words and educating him on the importance of using words and understanding that predjudice and fear and hate that our young lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender youth face, many times on a daily basis. >> reporter: it is unclear how long the culliver's training will last or exactlly when he will go in but trevor project officals say they are happy that he has made the decision to attend their education program. i'm jeff bush in the castro district of san francisco, kron four news. >> police are investigating the death of a teenage girl in fairfiled. she was reported missing thursday in nearby suisun city, and was found friday morning. right now. her death is being investigated as a homicide. kron 4's alecia reid has been covering the investigation and she brings us the latest information from police. >> she was really nice she had a fun personality and a beautiful blue eyes. >> reporter: flowers keep coming in from this fo
represent 39% of the state's population. >> the level of educational attainment of our hispanic youth and young adults, about 50% are not high school graduates was a big -- for me. >> the regional director for employment training provides education for hundreds of mostly latinoses in the south bay. >> the gap in education we see is something that we need to bridge. >> but latinos are going to college in greater numbers than ever. there is also a fast growing latino middle and upper class in california, especially here in the bay area. >> within the nine counties it is $41 billion in terms of purchasing power we possess >> there is a new online print magazine which caters to the growing population of latino professionals. >> it is a growth that is phenomenal. it is great to be latino right now honestly. >> reporter: len ramirez, cbs 5. >>> the dow closed above 14,000 for the first time in more than five years. stocks jumped after government released its latest unemployment report. that report shows the economy at 157,000 new jobs last month. overa
and get some education but some fans in san francisco tonight wonder if he's just trying to fix his image or is he really trying to improve himself. >> 49er corner back has a date with sensitivity training after his home foeb ek remarks heard around for world. gay sports fans at the high top bar in san francisco say the nfl should take it one step farther. >> i think actually the league in general should actually go through a sensitivity training, not just him. i think it's time for everyone to realize it's not okay. they always make these comments and then apologize but they shouldn't be make tg comments in the first place. >> culver's fumble capable through an interview tuesday when comedian asked him if he would consider him dating a gay man. >> i don't do the gay guys, man. >> are there any on the 49er sgls no. don't got no gay people on the team. they got to get up out of here. can't be with that sweet stuff. it's just whatever -- however you feel. whatever you're feeling. i mean you make the team not based on your sex home foeb or whatever. you make the team based on your talent and
stricter gun laws. >> as far as educators who care about the safety and well-being of young people, we needed to stand up. >> reporter: the all right calls for keeping guns off college campuses as well as universal background checks and a new assault weapons ban. >> president obama is also pushing for easier access to mental healthcare and more cops on the beat to help address gun violence. >>> the new secretary of state john kerry got down to business today. staffers held a welcoming ceremony for the former massachusetts senator this morning at the state department. on his first day on the job kerry told them president obama needs their help to make america safer and the world more prosperous and peaceful. he also said he has big heels to fill referring to his two predecessors, hillary clinton and condoleezza rice. >>> three high schoolboys charged with child pornography were back in class today at west springfield high school and some students and parents are not happy about that. peggy fox joins us live from west springfield high. i understand this was a story that's difficult for
on our education alert. first here's a look at the winning lottery numbers. >> now some good news for the u.s. economy. 170,000 jobs were added which revised the past year's numbers upward. >> despite the up tick in the unemployment rate the report was well received on wall street. the dow closed above 14,000 for the first time since october 2007 all three major indexes posted gains for a 5th straight week. >> there are thousands of people who don't mind admitting they really love their jobs. the school has been picked as one of the nation's top places to work. education reporter tim tyutin has the story. >> what does it take to become one of the top places to work in america. we were curious. we showed up at the community college in he is six to find out. >> employees are getting credit for bragging about where they work. the results showed up on a national survey from a company called workplace dynamics. >> doesn't surprise me. it's an excellent place to work. our benefits are second to none. we are like a family here. whenever you need anything done there's always someone here
news education reporter leeann me len dez got exclusive action to a recent training session at san jose city college. >> lock down, lock down, lock down. >> those two words mean an intruder is on campus. >> maria, open the door. where are you! >> this is how they deal with an active shooter. >> oh, wendy, i'm home, dea respect! open the door. >> the people behind the door tried to barricade themselves using what they can find, a table, a rope, anything to keep the intruder from coming in. >> people will survive, people will act appropriately if we give them guidance and if we give them permission to do so and that's what this is about. >> a texas based company called response options is straining people on how to go beyond the duck and cover mode. teaching them to go as far as confronting the gunman. joe is playing the role of the active gunmen. people who are taking this course are learning three fundamental things, run, hide, and fight. >> sean thompson is a teacher. he convinced his school district to let him take the two-day course. he will now train other teachers. >> when you beco
alice stands for alert, lock down, inform, counter and evacuate. abc7 news education reporter leeann melendez got exclusive access to a recent training session at san jose city college. >> lock down, lock down, lock down. >> those two words mean an intruder is on campus. >> maria, open the door. where are you! >> this is how they deal with an active shooter. >> oh, wendy, i'm home, dear! open the door. >> the people behind the door tried to barricade themselves using what they can find, a table, a rope, anything to keep the intruder from coming in. >> people will survive, people will act appropriately if we give them guidance and if we give them permission to do so and that's what this is about. >> a texas-based company called response options is training people on how to go beyond the duck-and-cover mode. teaching them to go as far as confronting the gunman. joe is playing the role of the active gunmen. people who are taking this course are learning three fundamental things, run, hide, and fight. >> sean thompson is a teacher. he convinced his school district to let him take the two
-day-old gates they could be grated from a to f. it's pardon of the governor's education reform bit. points fear that the grating system would sippingle out the struggles schools unfairly. in prince george's county, they're clarifies the new controversyial policy on who gets to own the rights to work, artwork done by students and staff. the head of the county board of education says the proposal was designed to protect the work created on school equipment by staff and teachers, not to grant ownership rights of paintings and other work made by students. parents have expressed concerns. >> it's not an inflammatory situation. we certainly did not mean for it to be. we want create activity and we see this as a way to encourage it. >> it's not clear when the reworked policy will be introduced. >> well, it was electric, everybody is still talking about the super bowl halftime performance, but beyonce is already looking forward to her next big appearance right here in washington. >>> plus a young teenager who took on the taliban proves that she is not backing down. we'll be right back. >>> the courageo
had a heart attack. and it was really an unfortunate time for me because i just wasn't educated. i had never taken the time to learn about the signs of a heart attack or, you know, about women and their risks for heart disease. >> when it was happening, did you know that's what it was? >> i did not. i was pregnant at the time. i mistook the signs for morning sickness. >> let me ask you, there's a lot of women watching right now. what are the signs? who is at risk? >> you know, both men and women do get chest pain, but women in particular have symptoms other than chest pain. they have shortness of breath, heartburn. like she did. and dizziness, fatigue. so oftentimes women delay seeking help because they think it's something else. and the message here is that heart disease is preventable. and so it's a message for all women today, get to know your cardiac risk factors so you can try to prevent heart disease. >> lastly, do you have a final word or advice you'd like to share with the ladies watching today? >> yes. heart disease does not care what size you wear. it doesn't care how o
and authentic, we are not used easily to change. but it's been an amazing run so in education reform we have done something very different. health-care reform, we've done very different. government reorganization we've done differently. we've managed in a very short period of time to really try to maintain that authenticultu but actually try to find a new way to do business going forward. >> as you know when hurricane hit here it hit the northward with huge force. and so many people suffered so much. and questions were raised about race and other issues. where are you in rebuilding the northward? where are you in trying to, whatever those scars were, get them to heal. >> yes, well let me say this. the storm did not discriminate. this storm, and people ve a hard time envisioning this, really put the entire city underwater, not just the 9th ward. the lake view, again tilly, black neighborhood, white neighborhoods, old neighborhood, newer nab hoods got completely wiped. not every part of the city is back. and this is not a surprise. the best quote about it he said when it gets cold, the poor ge
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. >> 49er president thinks educating players is part of the organization's responsibility. >> because we're in the bay area, because we're one of the teams that embraced lgbt community it's up to me to make sure our guys understand that. i can give them the opportunity to expand their horizons. it's something i will take responsible. >> it's unfair. but you know, when you make comments like that, you've got to be very, very... careful when not offend anyone he was asked what he would like to say to people of san francisco. >> that i'm sorry if i offended anyone. hopefully, like i said, i can learn and grow from this situation. and that i love san francisco. >> he's going to have to deal with this for a while now. usa today reporting two 49er players did an antibullying video turns out it was for lgbt teens and they didn't realize it. >> this just shows one controversy can lead to another. >> right. right. >> it's a lot for 49ers and jed york to deal w i saw you there with jerry rice in thezk( greatest all time. we talked about the other controversy with randy moss says he's the greatest
visa holders, more green cards to skilled and highly educated immigrants, a program for low skilled migrant workers and cracking down on those who employ undocumented workers. what does it all mean for california? here in the bay area? joining me with answers are marcela davison aviles with san jose mexican heritage festival. emil guillermo, writer for the asian american legal defense and education fund. and aarti kohli, research fellow at uc berkeley. aarti, we're going to begin with you because these are all proposals right now. really any overhaul to our immigration system is going to have a big repercussion here in california. can you tell us what that would be? >> of course. we're the state with the largest number of immigrants. we have 2.5 million undocumented immigrants and we've got a third of our registered voters are lawful immigrants. so any way you cut it, it's going to have a huge impact. some of the -- and there's a lot in here for everyone. employers, students who came here at a young age. they're called dreamers. agricultural workers. some of the things that people m
an education. on saturday, she walked to the operating room. for five more hours of surgery. doctors implanted a titanium plate and a sophisticated hearing aid, repairing where the bullet smashed her skull and left her deaf in one ear. 24 hours later, malala was talking again. >> i can also walk a little bit. i can talk. and i'm feeling better. and it doesn't seem that i had a very big operation. >> reporter: other patients might have complained. malala stayed focused. >> the thing is that my mission is the same, to help people. and i would do that. >> reporter: the medical team has grown close to malala. >> i'm inspired from the doctors and nurses. they are like my mother and father. >> reporter: malala will stay here in britain for at least another year. they're finding a place for a local school for a young woman whose passion is education for all. >> this is the second life, this is the new life. and i want to serve the people. >> reporter: she is recovering, and more determined than ever. keir simmons, nbc news, birmingham, england. >>> and when we come back, one of the world's great endu
the textbook. how one education group says schools can boost a number of students interested in science and math courses. >>> i'm gigi barnett. at umbc. that story is next. >>> and blizzard warnings. crews getting ready for a monster snowstorm in new york. first warning weather coverage continues after this. >>> it is just before 6:30. 38 degrees and cloudy. good evening. thank you for staying with wjz. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. a blizzard warning in effect right now for boston and much of the new england region. a massive storm is bliftdering that region. you can see the heavy no? this picture. >>> this is a 19-car pileup friday, outside portland maine. there were no serious injuries reported. but it drives home a serious message for people to stay off the roads. the nor'easter moving into the densely-populated northeast could. >> mayor thomas menino had this pledge for residents. >> this is a strong portion. stay off the roads. stay home. let the public works crew do their job. >> connecticut has declared a
that i wanted to go to because i don't feel like you can be truly educated without having a choice. i think having a choice is kind of education. >> pelley: mayor landrieu also gave great credit to the teach for america program that sent 375 teachers from all over the country to new orleans. harvard said today that 60 of its students were forced to leave for cheating on a final exam. dozens of others were put on probation. it's been reported that basketball and football players were among the students disciplined. the n.f.l. wants to change the culture of the game to prevent injuries and we'll talk to james brown of cbs sports next. i gave birth to my daughter on may 18th, five days later, i had a massive heart attack. bayer aspirin was the first thing the emts gave me. now, i'm on a bayer aspirin regimen. [ male announcer ] be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. [ woman ] learn from my story. [ tylenol bottle ] me too! and nasal congestion. [ tissue box ] he said nasal congestion. yeah...i heard him. [ female announcer ] tylenol® cold multi-symptom night
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